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Ask the Sexpert

Wed & Thu, May 2 & 3 / 7 pm
Sun, May 6 / 3 pm
Wed, May 9 / 7 pm
Thu & Fri, May 10 & 11 / 9 pm
Sat & Sun, May 12 & 13 / 3 pm
Wed, May 16 / 7 pm
Directed by Vaishali Sinha
2017, USA, 80 min

Acclaimed at film festivals around the world Ask the Sexpert is a charming and hilarious portrait of 90-year-old Dr. Mahinder Watsa, a widower who writes a sex advice column for a newspaper in India. Highly taboo in India, sex remains unfit for public discussion let alone promotion, making the work of Dr. Watsa all the more impressive. To millions of Mumbai newspaper readers, his sex advice column is as much of an institution as it is a lifeline. With a non-moralistic approach and generous doses of humour, he emboldens men and women to write in and change their lives, if not their sex positions. Controversial and completely charming, the good doctor is in. More information at http://www.askthesexpertmovie.com/

Plays With

“The Talk” True Stories about the Birds & the Bees
Dir. Alain Delannoy, 2016, Canada
, 8:50 min
In this hilarious multiple award-winning film from Winnipeg, several adults share memories of the time when their parents first tried to explain sex to them. The Talk has travelled to festivals around the world.

Reviews

A surprisingly funny, frank & fascinating discussion about sex...Dr. Watsa is a fantastic talent who is incredibly endearing and watchable. He responds to the questions he receives in a direct manner and with frequent dashes of his wry sense of humour. Essential viewing for everyone.
- Natalie Salvo, The Iris
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Mon 19

Shoot Some 16mm – A 16mm Film Workshop

Camera Orientation Day: Sat. Sept 8, 2018 - 10 AM - 2 PM
Shooting Days: Sept 10 - Oct 19, 2018
Processing Day: Sat. Oct 20 & Sun. Oct 21 - 10 AM - 2 PM
Editing: Oct 22 - Dec 5, 2017
Screening Date: TBD
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2018 Fall Basic Filmmaking Class **SOLD OUT**

October 9, 2018 - November 25, 2018
Tue 20

“Writing the TV Pilot” with Liam Brennan **SOLD OUT**

Tuesdays: November 20, 27 & December 4, 11, 18 | 7pm – 10pm
Wed 21
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ARRI Camera Tech Seminar & Product Presentation

Location: William F. White | Wednesday, November 21 | 7pm - 9pm

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